OS-WINDOWS -- Snort has detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a Windows-based operating system. This does not include browser traffic or other software on the OS, but attacks against the OS itself. (such as?)
OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows SMB driver memory leak attempt
This rule looks for an excessive number of SMB CREATE requests, indicating a possible attempt to exploit an information leak in the Windows SMB driver.
What To Look For
This rule alerts when a large number of SMB CREATE requests are observed.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Technique: Network Share Discovery
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:
Information Leakage happens when an attacker manipulates a system into revealing sensitive information, either through malformed input or by taking advantage of another feature of the system.
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